POC Receptor BUG Helmet


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Clean, skate-inspired style specifically designed for snowsports and excellent protection for your head: this is the POC Receptor BUG Helmet. The outer hard shell system consists of an external ABS shell on top of a polycarbonate shell that overlap perfectly to give your head ventilation while still completely protecting from sharp objects. The vents can be closed on colder days. Inside is a single-impact in-mold polycarbonate and EPS foam liner that meets safety standards for skiing and snowboarding, and it is lightweight with a low-profile fit. This winter helmet has removable padding and removable earpads so you can wear it with or without your beanie and a comfy sidelock chin strap that adjusts easily for a custom fit. Attach the included "bankers brim” for extra protection from snow and dripping water.


  • 2 external overlapping shells: ABS outer hard shell with an internal polycarbonate shell for lightweight strength
  • Liner: single-impact in-mold polycarbonate and EPS liner protects head and maintains a low profile fit
  • Ventilated Double Shell Anti Penetration technology: double overlapping shells let air in and heat out and protect from sharp objects
  • Adjustable ventilation can also be closed for cold days
  • Sidelock chin strap
  • Removable ear pads
  • Removable Bankers Brim included
  • Certifications: EN 1077 - Class B, ASTM F 2040

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Review Summary

4.8 out of 5

4 Reviews

  • Build quality: 2
  • Great value: 2
  • Ease of use: 1
  • Great design: 1

  • Cost: 1
  • opening of air vents: 1
Comfort: 4.5 / 5
Durability: 4.5 / 5
Quality: 4.5 / 5
Performance: 4.2 / 5

4 Ratings & Reviews

Comfort: 4 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 4 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5

Great Park Helmet
July 18, 2012

Have had no problems yet. Helmet is lightweight and very durable. Definitely the best park helmet on the market. More expensive than other helmets, but you get what you pay for.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use, Great value, Cons: Cost
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5

March 06, 2012

The Poc Bug Receptor helmet has the streamlined and simple styling one would expect from POC and a comfortable fit to make this a cool looking, while functional helmet

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5

Awesome helmet!
November 08, 2011

keeps you warm, and protects your head. the best I've had hands down. Very comfortable, lightweight and it's unique design. Excellent comfort + killer looks...everything you can expect from POC. I love POCs design with the ventilation system. its so simple that it just looks awesome. the strap on it is soft, so it doesnt scratch up your chin. just buy this helmet. its not overpriced and is perfect for the job.

Comfort: 4 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 3 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
from Bend, OR
35-44 yrs

Great Styling
May 01, 2012

The POC Receptor BUG helmet is my first foray into the use of helmets while skiing. I initially looked at some of the more traditional brands, in traditional colors (black, grey, brown) but decided to live life on the edge. I was attracted to the skate styling and color options of the BUG. I ended up with a neon orange helmet which let's the family and friends pick me out on the mountain. The fit is comfortable and after adjusting to the helmet I really don't notice it anymore. For this model, to open the air vents you need to remove a rubber piece from inside the helmet which is plugs the gaps. It is fairly small and fits in a jacket pocket. Even with the vents open, my head still gets pretty damp during the spring skiing.

Pros: Build quality, Great value, Cons: opening of air vents

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Black, Coral Blue, Fluorescent Orange, Green and White.

Available sizes, while supplies last, include size xs, size small, size medium, size large, size extra large and size extra extra large: xs, s, m, l, xl, xxl.

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